Daily Signal - What a Responsible Syrian Refugee Policy Looks Like for US

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Nov. 18, 2015

Good morning from Washington, D.C., where Congress is grappling with President Obama's plan to take in at least 10,000 refugees from Syria, despite the Islamist terrorist attacks in Paris. Josh Siegel reports on a gathering consensus to "pause" that effort. In a commentary, Heritage Foundation national security experts lay out why the president should listen to wary governors and lawmakers. And a professor writes that the recent campus unrest, unlike that of the '60s, is about power.

Commentary

What a Responsible Syrian Refugee Policy Looks Like for US After Paris Attacks

One issue that has moved front and center is whether terrorists are able to enter the United States while posing as Syrian refugees.

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News

GOP Lawmakers Prepare to Order 'Pause' to Syrian Refugees Entering US

Feeling pressure to respond to President Barack Obama's ongoing plan to resettle Syrian refugees to the United States, House and Senate Republican lawmakers on Tuesday united around the idea of pausing such admissions into the country.

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Commentary

After Paris Attacks, It's Clear France Has Paid High Price for Abandoning Assimilation

France's elites decided to indulge in self-defeating ennui and gave up on assimilation.

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Commentary

A Professor's Take: College Student Protests Echo 1960s Protests

Recent student protests, which began at the University of Missouri and at Yale, are likely to spread across the country, given the reactions of both universities' administrations.

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Commentary

How the Byrd Rule Could Affect Attempts to Defund Planned Parenthood Through Reconciliation

Those following the debate over Planned Parenthood funding and recent efforts to repeal Obamacare may have heard or read about something lately called the "Byrd Rule."

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News

Organic Farmer Alleges in New Lawsuit 'Terrorizing Harassment' From Environmentalists

Virginia environmentalists and big landowners have made a concerted effort to interfere with the business activities of an organic farmer, claims a new lawsuit describing harassment that comes close to stalking.

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